America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration” Is Back For 2021 And Live On WCVB Channel 5! Join us in 2021 as we celebrate the 400th anniversary of Thanksgiving! The weekend of festivities has become a beloved holiday occasion as well as an important link to our nation’s history and heritage*. Hundreds of thousands of people from all walks of life have traveled to the historic Plymouth Harbor and Waterfront to experience a bounty of authentic Americana. The celebration of Thanksgiving becomes history-brought-to-life as Pilgrims, Native Americans, Soldiers, Patriots, and Pioneers proudly climb out of the history books and onto the streets of Plymouth.
Thursday, Nov. 18, 6pm – State Boat Ramp, Water Street – US Army Golden Knight Parachute Team night drop with pyrotechnics. Please see this link for our program guide. Visit usathanksgiving.com for additional information.
Friday, Nov. 19, 7pm – The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra Concert at Memorial Hall, 83 Court Street. Reserve Tickets Here.
Parade Saturday, Nov. 20, 10am-12pm: Starting at Plymouth Rock, continuing around Water Street to Main Street to Court Street, and ending at Benny’s Plaza at 179 Court Street. (Opening ceremonies start at 9am at the Pilgrim Memorial Park on Water St).
ENCORE SHOWING OF THE PARADE ON WCVB ON THURSDAY NOV 25TH, THANKSGIVING MORNING AT 9AM.
Road Closures – 7am-the end of the parade: Water St from Union St, to the Rotary at Town Wharf.. Side Streets for staging: Brewster St, Howland St, Chilton St, and Memorial Dr.
Saturday, Nov. 20, 4:30pm – The Mayflower Illumination event will be at the Mayflower Meetinghouse at the top of Town Square.
Saturday, Nov. 20, 6:30pm – The Alumni Drum & Bugle Corp Concert, Memorial Hall, 83 Court St. Reserve Tickets Here.
Sunday, Nov. 21, 11am-4pm – Local area Farmer’s Harvest Market held at the Waterfront area on Water Street.
The weekend’s festivities also include Waterfront Activities, Craft Beer and Wine Garden, Children’s Pavilion, Food Truck Alley, The “Portal to the Past” Historic Village, The Native American Pavilion.